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Brainerd Community Action
June 15, 2017
Winding the way through Brainerd's past
A unique tour Thursday night showed how the Mississippi River shaped Brainerd's past and how early settlers used the river for a variety of purposes....
June 15, 2017 - 11:06pm
May 24, 2017
Brainerd History Week event to feature Mississippi River
Community members are invited to a paddle down the Mississippi River during a Brainerd History Week event and learn more above the river's history. Paddlers should meet at 5 p.m. June 15 at the Evergreen Cemetery landing. At 5:30 p.m., paddle leaders will be able to help those unfamiliar...
May 24, 2017 - 4:30am
April 18, 2017
Brainerd City Council: Firework funds approved with little fanfare
The Brainerd City Council Monday night approved the city's annual donation for fireworks for the Fourth of July festivities organized by Brainerd...
April 18, 2017 - 5:30am
April 6, 2017
Call for artists for Arts in the Park
Brainerd Community Action encourages artists to enter their work into the Arts In The Park event scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. July 2 in Gregory Park in Brainerd. Arts In The Park is an arts and crafts annual event during the Fourth of July Celebration that displays handmade...
April 6, 2017 - 4:45am
December 8, 2016
Holly Holm selected as Brainerd Community Action's new director
Brainerd Community Action has chosen its new executive director. Holly Holm, who has been employed by the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce...
December 8, 2016 - 8:54pm
October 27, 2016
Volunteers honored for hard work and service
The 18th annual Distinguished Service Awards Thursday night at the NP Event Space recognized a group of individuals and organizations who have...
October 27, 2016 - 10:16pm
September 29, 2016
Citizen of Year Award blindsides Buxton: Community leaders speak highly of East Gull Lake man
When East Gull Lake resident Bruce Buxton got up Thursday morning, his first order of business was to head to The Center in Brainerd to meet...
September 29, 2016 - 9:29pm
And the Brainerd Citizen of the Year award goes to ...
East Gull Lake resident Bruce Buxton was named the 2016 Citizen of the Year Thursday at The Center in Brainerd. Buxton received nomination letters...
September 29, 2016 - 10:18am
September 8, 2016
Nancy Cross closes chapter at Brainerd Community Action
Before Nancy Cross was orchestrating Brainerd's Fourth of July Celebration—which organizers call "Minnesota's Fourth of July Capital"—she...
September 8, 2016 - 10:17pm
July 28, 2016
Nominations sought for Distinguished Service awards
The Brainerd Jaycees and Brainerd Community Action are accepting nominations for the following Distinguished Service Awards: Citizen of the Year; Outstanding Youth Volunteer of the Year; Outstanding Non-Profit of the Year; Outstanding Community Service Provider of the Year, with the...
July 28, 2016 - 5:41pm
Nominations sought for Citizen of the Year
Brainerd Community Action is accepting nominations for the Citizen of the Year 2016 award. This is an opportunity to recognize someone who has volunteered time for the betterment of the Brainerd lakes area. Letters of nomination should be submitted by Aug. 30. Letters of nomination...
July 28, 2016 - 5:41pm
July 4, 2016
A Brainerd Fourth of July
Although the overcast weather seemed to discourage some would-be attendees, hundreds more came to the annual Fourth of July parade Monday to...
July 4, 2016 - 9:01pm
Brainerd City Council: Dogs, cats and fireworks
Changes could be coming to the city of Brainerd's animal control policies, procedures and licensing fees. Monday night, the Brainerd City Council...
May 4, 2016 - 1:25pm
May 3, 2016
Brainerd City Council: Industrial Park land auction yields 1 bidder
After opening the sale process for public bid, the city of Brainerd will sell a parcel in the Brainerd Industrial Park to the group that initially...
May 3, 2016 - 12:04pm
April 27, 2016
Minnesota secretary of state talks voter turnout in Brainerd
Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon met with Brainerd Community Action on Wednesday, brainstorming ways to increase local voter turnout....
April 27, 2016 - 6:15pm